The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) offers various full-time and part-time courses for regular students and executives. Fresh students can go for the full-time programme. However, many students who can’t afford to leave their job also have options. They can either go for MBA (executive) or PG diploma in various areas such as international business, marketing or financial strategy. They can also pursue certificate courses. IIFT-Delhi offers certificate courses in export-import management, financial markets and supply chain management. Therefore, there is a wide range of options available for the students who want to pursue courses related to international business and economy.
IIFT also recently introduced MA in Economics(with focus on international business and finance), which is very popular among the students. This is full-time programme. The advantage of studying in IIFT is it is cheaper than other premier institutions of management and good placement records. The institute every year successfully places all the students who complete their MBA-International Business programme. IIFT has an efficient and active placement cell.
The institute has collaborations with leading global governmental and private institutions including WTO. Many students have so far been placed with the WTO. The institute is under the Ministry of Commerce & Industry.
The MBA (full-time and part-time) courses at IIFT cost around 7.30 lakh, while IIMs charge anywhere between 12 lakh and 23 lakh. The candidates are selected on the basis of their performance in written examination, personal interview and group discussion.
MBA (International Business) weekend programme:
Last date for application: May first week
Written exam/Interviews:Third week of May
Commencement of the programme: First week of July
The institute has two campus – New Delhi and Kolkata
This year too IIFT acheived 100 percent placements for the flagship MBA (International Business) programme. About 98 recruiters participated in the placement drive. The average compensation offered by the companies to the students was at 20.07 lakh per year, compared to 19.23 lakh last year.The highest salary offered was at Rs 1 crore. Many students received offers of Rs 75 lakh per year.